Articles about the world's history

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President Kennedy was a visionary, someone who was able to instill optimism in the American people and unite them as a nation.

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The cause for which those Union soldiers gave the last full measure of their devotion was that this nation, under God, had a new birth of freedom.

Palmyra monumental arch / Photo: Yeowatzup, used under Flickr Creative Commons license

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A tsunami of terror, regardless of how destructive ISIS becomes, it will be impossible for it to wipe out the entire global museum of UNESCO sites or the history of religion.

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With over 70 million family dogs in the United States, it is clear that Americans love dogs.

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A majority of citizens across the United States may not even realize that Armed Forces Day is even a legitimate American holiday.

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Cinco de Mayo is not a holiday that should not be tainted with political or racist efforts to divide people.

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Every Cinco de Mayo, Americans embrace the richness of Mexican culture through parades, community events, picnics, parties and a variety of other celebrations.

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May Day, which first originated in the Northern Hemisphere during pre-Christian times, began as a celebration of spring and fertility.

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A grateful people elected George Washington President of the United States of America to show their gratitude. In return, Washington sincerely offered his gratitude to the One whom he knew had helped him lead despite the obstacles.

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Most everyone knew that the brave souls in Lexington and Concord had fired on and killed the King's troops. This was certainly an act of war, and comparable to firing on King George III himself.

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